The climate in Bentota during March can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
March is in the spring in Bentota and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.2°C 88.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.2°C 73.7°F|
|Average temperature||27.2°C 80.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||144 mm 5.6 ins|
|Rainy days||8 days|
|Sea temperature||28.9°C 84.1°F|
|Windspeed||8.9kph 6 mph|
On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Bentota with around 144mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Bentota in March 2023.
|Hottest month:||April||31.1°C 88°F|
|Driest month:||January||83mm 3.3ins|
|Coldest month:||January||30°C 86°F|
|Wettest month:||May||377mm 14.8ins|